Silicone Formulation Chemist (x3)

Hagerstown, MD

Posted: 09/13/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 402.18CM Pay Rate: 50,000 - 100,000

Silicone Formulation Chemist (x3)

The Silicone Formulation Chemist(s) will have the following responsibilities:

  • Apply company silicone and silane technologies to various industries/markets: develop, improve and customize prototype formulas to meet/exceed customer needs.  (Application development for current and newly developed products)
  • Develop new products and new applications for existing products
  • Monitor and reorder lab supplies and materials
  • Develop knowledge for shipping samples to customers
  • Write technical papers and reports; prepare standards and specifications for products and tests
  • Prepare small batch samples for customer sampling; scale-up products from laboratory to production
  • Keep the lab and formulas in compliance with safety, regulatory and industrial standards
  • Work collaboratively in teams to brainstorm solutions to existing and new products; maintain good working relationships with all team members
  • Attend technical seminars and conferences to understand current and new innovations

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  402.18CM


  • 1-20 years’ experience in application and formulation development in formulations with silicones
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in chemistry or related field
  • Good verbal and writing skills
  • Proficient skills in lab instruments and product performance testing
  • Self-starter and independent thinker, comfortable working independently or in a group
  • Experience from product concept to launch desired
  • Go getter. Someone that is an outside of the box thinker that is creative and driven.  Someone that would be comfortable in front of a customer

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Crystal Meeks at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  402.18CM

Crystal Meeks
Sr. Technical Recruiter

Our Industrial Laboratory Recruitment Team specializes in placing candidates at all levels of the chemical development cycle from Laboratory Technicians to Executive Leadership in Research.  I joined CPS in 2011 as a full cycle recruiter and have expertise in the following areas:


Technical Leadership ~ Product Development ~ Organic and Polymer Synthesis 
Formulation ~ Research & Development 
Application Chemistry ~ Technical Service
Process Chemistry ~ Analytical Chemistry ~ Method Development
Regulatory Compliance ~ EH&S ~ Quality Assurance ~ Quality Control 


My recruitment philosophy encompasses the belief that people are the greatest asset in an organization.  Finding the right fit is not only about the technology.  It is about how an employee fits within an organization's culture and ensuring that both parties can add value to each other immediately and in the future.   


If you have interest in finding an opportunity that aligns with your career goals, or if you are a hiring manager looking for talent that can add value to your organization, I would love to hear from you!

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